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ASEAN - UK SAGE: Women in STEM Scholarship

Warwick is committed to closing the gender gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine and is proud to offer scholarships to reduce the financial barrier for women wishing to pursue higher education in these fields.

Developed by the British Council and funded by the UK Government through the ASEAN – UK Supporting the Advancement of Girls’ Education (SAGE) programme, Warwick is delighted to announce five scholarships for postgraduate study commencing in September 2024.

Applications are now closed.

Deadline: 12pm BST 5th April 2024. Late applications will not be considered.

What's included?

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Each scholarship includes:

- Full tuition fees for an eligible one year master’s programme at Warwick commencing in 2024

- A monthly stipend to support with living expenses for up to 12 months

- Return flights to the UK in economy class from the awardee’s home country

- Transfers between the UK airport and campus

- An excess baggage allowance

- An IELTS test

- Immigration costs and National Health Service surcharge

Eligible courses and countries

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Eligible Courses:

- MSc Analytical Sciences and Instrumentation

- MSc Computer Science

- MSc Cyber Security Engineering

- MSc Cyber Security Management

- MSc Digital Transformation for Healthcare

- MSc Engineering Business Management

- MSc Games Engineering

- MASc Global Sustainable Development

- MSc Healthcare Operational Management

- MSc Humanitarian Engineering

- MSc Humanitarian Engineering with Sustainability

- MSc Humanitarian Engineering with Management

- MSc Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

- MSc Polymer Chemistry

- MSc Psychological Research

- MSc Smart, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

- MSc Sustainable Automotive Electrification

To apply for an eligible PGT course at Warwick please on the link below.

 Eligible Countries:

- Brunei Darussalam

- Cambodia

- Laos PDR

- Malaysia

- Myanmar

- Philippines

- Singapore

- Timor - Leste

- Vietnam

Warwick is one of two universities that has been awarded funding through the ASEAN-UK SAGE: Women in STEM scheme with some countries allocated to one institution or the other. Interested applicants from Indonesia and Thailand may apply for Warwick's own scholarship schemes, subject to eligibility criteria. For more information please visit

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Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for one of the ASEAN – UK SAGE: Women in STEM Scholarships you must:

- Be or identify as a woman

- Be a passport holder and permanent resident of one of the eligible countries listed above

- Hold an unconditional offer of a place to study on one of the eligible courses listed above. You must apply for a place at Warwick before applying for the scholarship. Candidates with a pending application at the deadline will be considered.

- Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree at the time of submitting the application for the scholarship; final awards pending will be considered on a case by case basis.

- Demonstrate case for financial support/socio-economic need.

- Not be in receipt of financial support of funding towards your study programme in the UK from any other source and not be able to privately fund your UK studies.

- Declare any periods of study undertaken outside of your home country and explain how this was funded.

- Have not previously studied at degree level or higher in the UK or lived recently in the UK. Distance learning at a UK university or study at a UK branch campus in another country will be considered as studying in the UK.

- Meet the English Language requirements of the course to which you have applied to study.

- Be motivated and academically able to follow and benefit from a UK postgraduate taught course.

- Be active in the field with work experience or with a proven interest in the proposed subject area.

- Be willing to demonstrate future contribution to capacity building and socioeconomic advancement of your home country through the benefits achieved after graduating from UK higher education.

- Agree to return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended.

- Agree to maintain contact with the University of Warwick, British Council and ASEAN-UK SAGE (Supporting the Advancement of Girls’ Education) and act as an ambassador for the UK. You are required to engage with activities as part of an ASEAN – UK SAGE: Women in STEM alumna during and after your studies.

- Demonstrate a plan and a passion to engage other women and girls in STEM from your home country.

- Agree to your personal data being shared with the British Council and ASEAN - UK SAGE members for the purposes of assessment and promotional activity, as a condition of applying for the scholarship.

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